On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1946

Historical Events

  • Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs

Famous Birthdays

  • "Mean" Joe Greene, American NFL tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), Coke spokesman, born in Temple, Texas
  • Carson Van Osten, American musician and comic strip writer (Disney), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • Jacqueline Courtney, American actress (Another World, One Life to Live), born in New Jersey
  • Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Marc Neikrug, American pianist, conductor and composer (Los Alamos), born in New York City
  • Pat Pocock, Welsh cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85), born in Bangor, Wales
1946 Highlights

About September 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra